This study was conducted to establish the impact of students’ leadership on students’ discipline
in secondayr schools in, Kasanda sub county Mubende District. The study particularly sought to
find out the types of student leadership and their roles in schools, how to involve student leaders
in schools and the effect of their involvement on the entire school system.
The study was conducted through a descriptive cross sectional research design. Data was
collected using questionnaires and interview schedules. A total of 310 respondents participated
in the study. That is; 10 head teachers, 150 teachers and 150 students. Data was analyzed using
descriptive analysis after getting tallies from which on percentages were calculated.
The study revealed that prefects and class monitors were the commonest students’ leaders in
schools. It was further discovered that capacity building was the best way to empower students’
leaders. It was further discovered that when prefects were involved in schools they improve the
conduct of academic and extra- curricular activities.
According to the findings discussed above, it was discovered that the commonest students’
leaders in schools were prefects and class monitors. Their main roles being upholding of school
rules and regulations among students.
It was further discovered that the best way to ensure that students’ leaders were involved in the
running of schools was to build their capacity through seminars and workshops. Although this
could involve acquisition of financial resources it was a worthwhile venture to undertake.
It was also discovered that effective student leadership helps in the conduct of curricular
activities, supervision of learning prorammes/school routines and prevention of strikes in
schools. School leadership acts as both a medium of expression and a channel of communication
which in turn improves the administration of schools.
ABDUL, S (2021). Students’ Leadership And Its Role In Promotion Of Discipline In Selected Secondary Schools In Kassanda Sub-County, Mubende District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/students-leadership-and-its-role-in-promotion-of-discipline-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kassanda-sub-county-mubende-district
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ABDUL, SSEKABIRA . "Students’ Leadership And Its Role In Promotion Of Discipline In Selected Secondary Schools In Kassanda Sub-County, Mubende District" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/students-leadership-and-its-role-in-promotion-of-discipline-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kassanda-sub-county-mubende-district